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Isn't it amazing that even in a bad economy, politicians still manage to find money....

The most recent numbers available, through Friday, showed that Democratic candidates and their allies spent $142 million on television advertising across all House races in the general election, compared with $119 million by Republican candidates and their backers.
In the Senate, Republican candidates and their allies outspent Democrats, $159 million to $120 million.

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grlygrlz2

Asked by grlygrlz2 at 3:40 PM on Nov. 2, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • and both parties raised almost the same and it was in the BILLIONS....(think reps beat dems by a few %)


     


     

    sweet-a-kins

    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 3:42 PM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • Yeah it sure is-----saying this very sarcastically
    itsallabtthem84

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 3:42 PM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • .. link


     


    And allthat $$ wasted for crappy ads across the board..

    grlygrlz2

    Comment by grlygrlz2 (original poster) at 3:42 PM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • Thanks for posting the article.
    musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 3:54 PM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • wow what a wast!
    gammie

    Answer by gammie at 4:11 PM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • I could careless. If people want to contribute to their fav politician..it is their money. I know Raese (Rep) running has a website up taking donations.
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 5:05 PM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • Politicians do not just "Find" that money.

    Corporations/Unions/ and People (etc) give that money to politicians. These people "found" that money to give.

    So people the general public in this "bad economy" found the funds to donate to politicians/political orgs/political causes.
    pixie_trix

    Answer by pixie_trix at 6:23 PM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • it's disgusting...
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 6:36 PM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • typical
    Fallaya

    Answer by Fallaya at 7:16 PM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • Yep.. it's sick. The American people have to tighten their belts, but not politicians.
    Jambo4

    Answer by Jambo4 at 10:23 PM on Nov. 2, 2010

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